Contributor : Jack Milligan

Article | October 20th, 2020

Is Diversity Just Political Correctness?

The finding that struck me the most in Bank Director’s 2020 Governance Best Practices Survey was the answer to question 17.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | October 15th, 2020

Is an Independent Chair a Best Practice?

Does splitting the chairman and CEO roles necessarily improve a bank’s financial performance?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | October 8th, 2020

Strategic Planning in an Age of Uncertainty

Huntington Bankshares CEO Stephen Steinour talks about strategic planning when nothing is certain.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Research | October 5th, 2020

Governance Survey Results: Directors Sound Off on Diversity, Performance

Access the full results of the survey, available exclusively to Bank Services members.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | September 15th, 2020

Thinking About Interest Rates

In late August, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced that the central bank expected to keep interest rates at or near zero for the foreseeable future.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Article | September 10th, 2020

Finding Value in Board Performance Reviews

Used effectively, evaluations can improve the performance of individual directors as well as the entire board.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | September 4th, 2020

When it Comes to Loan Quality, Who Knows?

Seven months into the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s still too soon to make an accurate assessment of the banking industry’s loan quality.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
Training | August 18th, 2020

Managing The Balance Sheet in a Zero-Rate Environment

Bank Director’s Jack Milligan explains what boards and management teams should consider as they manage the bank’s balance sheet during this extraordinary time.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | August 14th, 2020

Are We Headed for a Depression, or Are We Just Depressed?

Is a recession that’s even worse than the Great Recession called a depression?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | August 12th, 2020

A Five-Part Strategy for Building Strong Boards

Strong boards don’t just happen. They are intentional. They are almost always the result of a plan.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director